Chili Oil

4 Cups Canola Oil
1/2 Cup Dried Sichuan Peppercorn
1/2 Cup Dried Red Pepper Flakes
1 Piece of Ginger (35g)
3 Star Anise
1 Head of Garlic
1 Tsp Cinnamon

Roughly chop up the head of the garlic.
Slice the ginger into 5-8 pieces.
Cut the scallions into 2-3 inch chunks.

Combine the oil, garlic, ginger, cinnamon, and scallions in a pot.
Simmer to infuse the oil for 20 minutes.

Meanwhile, combine the red pepper flakes, star anise, and sichuan peppercorn.

Pour the oil, through a sieve, into the pepper mixture.

Let the chili oil sit to cool for at least one hour.
Pour the oil into a jar for future use.



Homemade Chili Oil

Printable Recipe
  1. Roughly peel and chop up the head of garlic.
  2. Slice the ginger into 5-8 pieces. Cut the scallions into 2-3 inch chunks.
  3. Combine the oil, garlic, ginger, cinnamon, and scallions in a pot.
  4. Simmer to infuse the oil for 20 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, combine the red pepper flakes, star anise, and sichuan peppercorn.
  6. Pour the oil, through a sieve (or pick out the ginger/garlic/scallions with a slotted spoon), into the pepper mixture.
  7. Let the chili oil sit to cool for at least one hour.
  8. Pour the oil into a jar for future use.

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